Food Safety & Sanitation Specialist

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Employment: Full Time

Job Description

Are You Ready to Make It Happen at Mondelez International?

Join our Mission to Lead the Future of Snacking. Make It With Pride.

In this role, you implement programs and actions aimed at the base of the food safety pyramid including material, process and product food safety specification development, GMPs (good manufacturing practices), hygiene and sanitation.

How you will contribute

You will work with key partners to ensure that food safety requirements are accurately translated into raw material, process and product specifications in a timely manner, provide basic food safety requirements advice to key stakeholders, and direct detailed technical questions to the Food Safety Team experts.

What you will bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

- Scientific grounding in food safety science
- Passion and desire for technical area and a continuous improvement mentality

More about this role

What you need to know about this position:

- Leading the designing of the plant's HACCP, Sanitation, Pest Management, and other food safety relevant Programs and ensuring the implementation to ensure all food safety requirements compliance.
- Advise and assist operations with clean-ups, troubleshoot and correct issues that hinder timely completion of sanitation tasks, while maintaining Mondelez Sanitation program.
- Partnering with different stakeholders to ensure the compliance with MDLZ food safety standards as well as FSSC22000.
- Working closely with engineering team ensuring compliance to hygienic design requirements.
- You will support elements of the site's quality system, including internal documentation and change management control including quality policies amendments and registration of internal and external documentation, internal audits, effective PDCA cycles and CAPA system management and management review.
- Ensure full compliance of GMP requirements on plant level
- Ensure the completion of routine and periodic cleaning sanitation activities.
- Conduct internal and external audits for Sanitation compliance
- Creating required Sanitation SOP and instruction based on MDLZ requirements and supervising the implementation as per the required plans.
- Supervising all Pest control program requirements on the site.
- Support sanitation training needs.
- Interact with engineering, contractors, and vendors as necessary.
- Communicate and coordinate with Quality, Operations, Engineering, and Maintenance on corrective actions to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

Education / Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Science or engineering related field

Job specific requirements:

- 0-2 years' experience in Quality Management Systems in FMCG industry
- Experience in the use of statistical concepts in the control of manufacturing operations
- Ability to analyze data, proven record demonstrating ability to effectively problem solve
- Continuous Improvement mindset and Project leadership skills
- Communication skills and a desire to coach and develop a team through one-on-one conversations
- Time management skills
- HACCP knowledge
- Support IL6S program

Work schedule: Full time

No Relocation support available

Business Unit Summary

Mondelez International in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan serves the Middle East and Africa markets as well as Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Canada. Headquartered in Dubai, UAE, we have more than 2600 employees working across seven plants and six commercial offices; we make, bake, sell and deliver our products to customers. We are market leaders in key snacking categories with iconic global and local brands including Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate, Milka, Oreo and belVita biscuits, Barni Cakes,Tang powdered beverage, Chiclets and Trident gum and Halls candy.

Mondelez International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type


Food safety

Product Quality, Safety and Compliance



Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDLZ) is one of the world's largest snacks companies, with 2015 net revenues of approximately $30 billion.

Our dream is to create delicious moments of joy in everything we do. Nearly 100,000 employees support this dream by manufacturing and marketing delicious food and beverage products for consumers in approximately 165 countries around the world.

We are the world's pre-eminent maker of snacks, with leading market shares in every category in which we compete. Mondelez International holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate and Candy as well as the No. 2 position in Gum. (source: Euromonitor)

About 85 percent of our annual revenue is generated in fast-growing snacks categories, and nearly 75 percent of our sales come from outside of North America.

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